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#tusla

# tusla - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help
# Epic
# Epic

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help

Nov 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 4,453 Views 3 Comments

Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.

# tusla - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'
# Tusla
# Tusla

Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:15 AM 15,240 Views 27 Comments

The former Labour Party leader was addressing foster carers at a conference this morning.

# tusla - Friday 1 November, 2019

Tusla employee jailed for three years for possession of child pornography images
# Cork
# Cork

Tusla employee jailed for three years for possession of child pornography images

Nov 1st 2019, 1:57 PM 27,179 Views 55 Comments

The images were the most serious of their kind.

# tusla - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle
# Exposed
# Exposed

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle

Oct 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 10,210 Views 10 Comments

Some of the 4,500 foster carers in Ireland said the lack of cover had left them exposed

# tusla - Monday 14 October, 2019

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

Oct 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,731 Views 32 Comments

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

# tusla - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children
# Tusla
# Tusla

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children

Oct 12th 2019, 8:30 AM 44,021 Views 26 Comments

There are more than 6,000 children in state care in Ireland.

# tusla - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin
# Childcare
# Childcare

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin

Oct 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 40,102 Views 41 Comments

Dimples Creche in Sandyford has been forced to close its after-care from tomorrow.

# tusla - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:54 PM 7,701 Views 5 Comments

At the time of the inspection, 22% of children did not have an allocated social worker.

# tusla - Monday 23 September, 2019

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours
# Reduced Timetables
# Reduced Timetables

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:20 AM 20,291 Views 33 Comments

Concerns have been raised over the use of reduced timetables.

# tusla - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

Sep 19th 2019, 6:43 PM 8,957 Views 0 Comments

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

# tusla - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media
# Courts
# Courts

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media

Aug 27th 2019, 2:35 PM 27,853 Views 0 Comments

It is a criminal offence to identify anyone who is the subject of childcare proceedings.

# tusla - Monday 19 August, 2019

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media
# Tusla
# Tusla

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media

Aug 19th 2019, 4:45 PM 43,966 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s lawyer initially told the court that his client was not willing to remove the material.

# tusla - Friday 16 August, 2019

Solicitor tells court Tusla needs to ‘get their act together’ about putting youths in hostels
# Tusla
# Tusla

Solicitor tells court Tusla needs to ‘get their act together’ about putting youths in hostels

Aug 16th 2019, 3:13 PM 13,877 Views 0 Comments

The teen has been charged in connection with an alleged incident at a Spar shop on Drumcondra Road.

# tusla - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner

Aug 14th 2019, 11:28 AM 14,190 Views 60 Comments

Neglect and sexual abuse were among the suspected crimes that Tusla was slow to report.

# tusla - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Department of Children doesn't know identity of 37 childcare facilities at 'critical' level of risk
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Department of Children doesn't know identity of 37 childcare facilities at 'critical' level of risk

Aug 1st 2019, 5:36 PM 10,194 Views 9 Comments

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing yesterday morning.

# tusla - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country

Jul 31st 2019, 5:30 PM 19,315 Views 35 Comments

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing this morning.

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again
# Oireachtas Hearing
# Oireachtas Hearing

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again

Jul 31st 2019, 3:21 PM 8,286 Views 27 Comments

The agency appeared before an Oireachtas hearing this morning.

# tusla - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Hyde & Seek creche owner ordered to pay damages over standard of rental accommodation in 2013
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Hyde & Seek creche owner ordered to pay damages over standard of rental accommodation in 2013

Jul 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 59,471 Views 57 Comments

Anne Davy featured in an RTÉ Investigates documentary into childcare this week.

# tusla - Friday 26 July, 2019

Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary

Jul 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 25,005 Views 22 Comments

The Drumcondra creche was not covered on this week’s RTÉ documentary.

# tusla - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Updated Jul 25th 2019, 2:18 PM 53,955 Views 43 Comments

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches

Jul 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 32,084 Views 77 Comments

Children were filmed being roughly handled in the footage recorded by RTÉ Investigates, and concerns were raised about fire safety and other issues.

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction
# Creches
# Creches

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction

Jul 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,721 Views 20 Comments

A number of fire safety issues at the creche chain were raised during an RTÉ documentary last night.

Loose blind cords and faecal matter in cots: Details of Tusla inspections of Hyde & Seek creches emerge
# Childcare
# Childcare

Loose blind cords and faecal matter in cots: Details of Tusla inspections of Hyde & Seek creches emerge

Jul 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 49,036 Views 65 Comments

The reports for the various creches identified numerous non-compliance issues.

# tusla - Monday 24 June, 2019

More than 6,000 physical abuse referrals to child and family agency last year
# Tusla
# Tusla

More than 6,000 physical abuse referrals to child and family agency last year

Jun 24th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,278 Views 0 Comments

The most common form of abuse in cases referred to Tusla was emotional abuse.

# tusla - Saturday 8 June, 2019

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

Jun 8th 2019, 2:19 PM 27,866 Views 16 Comments

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

# tusla - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Taoiseach will act upon report which lists catalogue of failures into HSE and Tusla handling of foster home abuse case
# Systemic Failures
# Systemic Failures

Taoiseach will act upon report which lists catalogue of failures into HSE and Tusla handling of foster home abuse case

May 23rd 2019, 4:41 PM 5,963 Views 0 Comments

The children involved were left with a foster family for several years despite abuse claims.

# tusla - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week

Apr 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,803 Views 25 Comments

Several potentially serious incidents have been reported since the Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last year.

# tusla - Thursday 25 April, 2019

15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens
# Tusla
# Tusla

15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens

Apr 25th 2019, 5:29 PM 39,096 Views 0 Comments

One of several men that had unprotected sex with the teenager is a male prostitute who is HIV positive.

# tusla - Monday 8 April, 2019

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities

Apr 8th 2019, 9:02 AM 9,042 Views 17 Comments

The collaboration between the HSE and Tusla is still of concern, the ombudsman said.

# tusla - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported
# Opinion
# Opinion

Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 10,192 Views 12 Comments

Of all reported cases of child sexual violence only 2% end in a conviction. Children whose disclosures don’t result in a criminal conviction still need protection, writes Dr Clíona Saidléar.

# tusla - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
# Overnight Trips
# Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

Mar 13th 2019, 11:58 AM 20,855 Views 20 Comments

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# tusla - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives
# Changing Futures
# Changing Futures

New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives

Mar 5th 2019, 12:39 PM 9,661 Views 20 Comments

The website has been designed by young people with lived experience of the care system.

# tusla - Friday 1 March, 2019

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?

Mar 1st 2019, 12:04 PM 23,018 Views 17 Comments

Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.

Second investigation launched into Tusla over 'large volume' of privacy breaches
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Second investigation launched into Tusla over 'large volume' of privacy breaches

Mar 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 18,588 Views 19 Comments

The Data Protection Commission previously uncovered a string of failings at the State agency.

# tusla - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips

Feb 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 17,141 Views 39 Comments

Scouting Ireland says these concerns were never raised with the organisation.

# tusla - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears
# YouTube
# YouTube

Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears

Feb 21st 2019, 6:30 PM 22,027 Views 0 Comments

Tusla had concerns that the footage would be posted on YouTube.

# tusla - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,812 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

# tusla - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years
# Tusla
# Tusla

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years

Jan 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,475 Views 45 Comments

Last year, Tusla deemed that 100 unborn children were at risk of significant harm and took steps to protect them.

# tusla - Monday 21 January, 2019

Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked

Jan 21st 2019, 6:01 AM 31,469 Views 12 Comments

In another case the court heard a pre-school age child may have been sexually abused while in foster care.

# tusla - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí
# Dublin South Central
# Dublin South Central

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí

Jan 17th 2019, 7:25 PM 10,148 Views 6 Comments

Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.